What are 2 different types of rabbit breeds?


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What are 2 different types of rabbit breeds?

  • What are 2 different types of rabbit breeds?

  • What is the purpose of rabbits in today’s world?



Describe common breeds of rabbits.

  • Describe common breeds of rabbits.

  • Discuss production and marketing of rabbits.

  • Identify rabbit anatomy.

  • Explain how to fit and show rabbits.



Angora Fur

  • Angora Fur

  • Bucks

  • Does

  • Fryer

  • Litter





All rabbits should be purchased from reputable breeder and evaluated on health, reproduction ability, longevity, and vigor.

  • All rabbits should be purchased from reputable breeder and evaluated on health, reproduction ability, longevity, and vigor.

  • American Rabbit Breeders Association (ARBA) recognizes 42 breeds.



Normal Fur

  • Normal Fur

    • long guard hairs
    • dense undercoat
  • Satin Fur





white rabbit with colored nose, ears, tail and feet

  • white rabbit with colored nose, ears, tail and feet

  • weighs between 8 and 11 pounds

  • used for meat and show



white body with black ears, nose and circles around the eyes

  • white body with black ears, nose and circles around the eyes

  • also have black spots on hindquarters, cheeks, and sides of their bodies

  • weighs over 11 pounds

  • used for showing and their fur



completely white, red, or black

  • completely white, red, or black

  • weighs between9 and 12 pounds

  • used for research, shows, and their meat



can have a black, blue chocolate, tortoise, or gray body

  • can have a black, blue chocolate, tortoise, or gray body

  • have a white band over their shoulder, under their neck, and over their front legs and hind feet

  • weigh between 5 & 8 pounds

  • used for research, meat, and shows







Meat Rabbit Production

  • Meat Rabbit Production

  • fryers

    • young domestic rabbit carcass that weighs over 1 ½ pounds and under 4 pounds
    • under 12 weeks old
  • Roasters



Wool Production

  • Wool Production

  • Angora rabbits

  • wool grows 2 ½ to 3 ½ inches long

  • harvested at a rate of 1 inch per month

  • shear 14 to 15 ounces annually

  • keep rabbit’s environment clean

  • harvest wool frequently

  • raise for both wool & meat





All domestic rabbits are descendents of wild rabbits

  • All domestic rabbits are descendents of wild rabbits

  • raised throughout the world

  • can be a nuisance because of their eating habits and rapid reproductive ability

  • Bucks

    • male rabbits
  • Does

    • female rabbits
  • Litter

    • group of young rabbits born at one time






Rabbit shows are an opportunity to compete and learn more about other breeds and management options.

  • Rabbit shows are an opportunity to compete and learn more about other breeds and management options.

  • See how your rabbits compare to those raised by other people

  • Shows are found throughout the U. S.

  • Range from local events to state fairs



Rabbits judged on:

  • Rabbits judged on:

    • breed characteristics
    • variety characteristics
    • fur condition
    • health
    • ability of animal and owner to present qualities


What are common breeds of rabbits?

  • What are common breeds of rabbits?

  • What are production and marketing options when raising rabbits?

  • What differs rabbits from other mammals?

  • How do I fit and show rabbits?




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